Tuesday, February 6, 2018

 

6:30 to 9:00 AM

Breakfast

7:30 to 2:00 PM

GFTC Registration + Delegate Assistance

7:55 to 8:00 AM

Day Two Business Sessions

Comments - Master of Ceremony,
CLIFF PYRON
Chief Commercial Officer
Georgia Ports Authority

8:00 to 8:30 AM

MEGAWATTS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN GEORGIA

PEDRO CHERRY
Executive Vice President,
Customer Service & Operations
Georgia Power

8:30 to 9:10 AM

IMPROVING CONTAINER SHIPPING IN 2018

Moderator - WILLIAM (BILL) L. RALPH
Maritime Economist
R.K. Johns and Associates

GEORGE GOLDMAN
President
Zim USA

GREGORY TUTHILL
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
CMA CGM (Americas) LLC

MICHAEL J. WHITE
Head of Global Trade Digitization
A.P. Moller - Maersk

9:10 to 9:40 AM

TAKING THE PULSE OF THE RO/RO MARKET

MIKE HYNEKAMP 
President & COO
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics

9:40 to 10:25 AM

BCO CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN 2018, FROM LONGSHORE LABOR TO DIGITIZATION

PETER TIRSHWELL
Senior Director for Editorial Content
IHS Maritime & Trade

MICHAEL A. BURNS
Vice President, Global Transportation Services
Big Lots, Inc.

MARLON JONES
Manager, International Distribution Global Supply Chain Operations
International Paper

SUNIL PHABIANI
Vice President Supply Chain Operations
Dole

PHIL DAMMARELL
Senior Director of Supply Chain
Kroger

10:25 to 11:15 AM

Featured Speaker:
COACH VINCE DOOLEY

UGA Head Coach 1963-1989; UGA Director of Athletics 1979-2004; NCAA National Coach of the Year Award 1980; Recipient of 2010 Bear Bryant Lifetime Achievement Award

11:15 to 11:30 AM

Q & A with COACH VINCE DOOLEY

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Autographs/Photos/Book Signing with COACH VINCE DOOLEY

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Lunch in various locations

12:30 PM

Golf (Shotgun Start)

1:00 to 5:00 PM

Networking Breakout Meetings and Tennis (Optional)
Various locations

6:00 to 7:30 PM

Pre-Networking Evening Reception + Oyster Roast

7:30 to 9:00 PM

Seated Dinner in Ballroom
Dress is business casual.

9:15 to 11:00 PM

Evening Entertainment by Singer/Songwriter SARA EVANS

The Georgia Foreign Trade Conference (GFTC) sessions and events are for registered attendees and spouse/guests (21 and older) only. Delegate Badges must be worn at all times. Times are subject to change.